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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 03:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 28' South, Longitude: 137° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.55 meters/second, 1539.2 km/hour, 956.4 miles/hour or 831.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.94 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 24' 49.3"956.26 miwest0° 08' 24.0"9.63 minorth956.65 mi
24 hours13° 41' 13.0"908.07 mieast3° 47' 17.0"260.45 minorth952.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekSat 12:40 PM532 km330 miles287 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsSat 1:10 PM836 km520 miles452 nmEast E
DarwinSat 12:40 PM885 km550 miles478 nmWest-northwest WNW
Alice SpringsSat 12:40 PM908 km564 miles490 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbySat 1:10 PM1267 km787 miles684 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraSat 12:10 PM1569 km975 miles847 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliSat 12:10 PM1603 km996 miles865 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariSat 12:10 PM1777 km1104 miles959 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaSat 11:55 AM1919 km1192 miles1036 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BrisbaneSat 1:10 PM1974 km1227 miles1066 nmSoutheast SE
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